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DeWitt County, Illinois VA Loan Information

Dewitt county2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for DeWitt County is $548,250.

Located in the heart of Illinois, DeWitt County provides that laid-back lifestyle craved by many people. The small town attitude gives DeWitt County a charm that is unmatched! DeWitt was created from portions of Macon and McLean Counties in 1839. The county was named after DeWitt Clinton, who was the seventh Governor of New York. Encompassing a total area of 405 square miles, 7.6 miles of which are water, DeWitt County is excellent for aquatic activities. Several fun festivals and celebrations are held each year in DeWitt County. The total population of the county is 16,284, including a veteran population of 1,373.

If you love wildlife and the outdoors, then be sure to spend a day at Clinton Lake. Clinton Lake is a large reservoir that provides excellent opportunities for boating, swimming, water skiing, canoeing, and much more! The many different fish species living in Clinton Lake make it an excellent location for fishing. Many residents enjoy the sights at Clinton Lake while having a picnic. The many game species that make their home at Clinton Lake make it an excellent location for hunting.

Another great place for exploring in DeWitt County is the Weldon Springs State Recreation Area. The Recreation Area is 550-acres of wetlands that are home to a multitude of diverse plant and animal species. Weldon Springs is the perfect place to take children and adults who are interested in learning about the local wildlife. Many notable people have visited Weldon Springs, including Helen Keller, Carrie Nation, and President William Taft.

Be sure to participate in the many annual events held in DeWitt County. One of the most popular events is the Apple and Pork Festival. For some of the greatest food you’ve ever had, you have to come to the Apple and Pork Festival. The Festival also features plenty of fun games and exciting entertainment. A fun event to attend in October is the Terror on Washington Street, which is a haunted house. For the traditional carnival experience, come to the annual May Days Festival. The May Days Festival features great food, fun carnival rides, and great live music acts.

Those interested in history will love the large amount of historical places in DeWitt County. President Lincoln even delivered a campaign address on Mr. Lincoln’s Square in Clinton, IL. The C.H. Moore House was the home of C.H. Moore, who was the first attorney to practice in DeWitt County. The House now stands as a centerpiece of DeWitt County history and is one of the main attractions during the Apple and Pork Festival.

Veterans living in the State of Illinois are offered many great benefits, including property tax exemption eligibility, health care, employment assistance, and more. The median housing cost in DeWitt County is $107,100, and the median household income is $51,051.

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DeWitt County Property Search

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For a list of VA-approved properties in DeWitt County, call VA Home Loan Centers at 888-573-4496.

DeWitt County Condo Search

There are no VA-approved condos located in DeWitt County. Let VA Home Loan Centers help you easily obtain condo approval on almost any condo.

VFW Post

Post 4168 Hall-Evey Post
1020 State Route 10 W
Clinton, IL 617275
United States
Phone: (217) 935-4032

Meeting Location & Time
1020 State Route 10 W
Clinton, IL 617275
United States
6:00 PM 4th Tuesday

Quartermaster: David Levesque
Bryon Hudson

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in DeWitt County

  • Single Family: $420
  • Mukti Family: $550
  • Individual Condo: $425
  • Manufactured: $425
  • Repair Inspection: $100


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